Ad Astra Schedule + C.O.N.


Excuse the interruption of Photography articles (still writing the next which is taking longer than anticipated), for this public service announcement:

I’ll be selling pretty things at Creative Ottawa Nerds (C.O.N.) this weekend! Things like:

  • Every-day-geek jewelry
  • Geek ties
  • Cell phone and wallet charms
  • Misc. awesome stuff.


And Super Serious Literature

Other awesome people who will be there are: Melting Mirror, Miss Messy Mia, Geek Charming, and more!

Then, in April I’ll be attending Ad Astra as a Masquerade Judge and Panelist. My schedule is below:


Running around visiting people and meeting new people. Talking about Cats. Talking about Costumes. Talking about writing.


Masquerade 101 – How to prepare, what to expect and how to get the best reaction from the audience and judges 

Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Room: Newmarket

Get tips for showing off your costume and wowing the audience and judges. Learn what to expect backstage and what the judges want to see.


Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM **Greenroom starts at 6 in Richmond A!**

Room: Richmond B,C & D


Planning Out A Cosplay So You Get It Done In Time

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Room: Newmarket

Learn the tools to keep your costume on track!


Interactive Fiction: No Coding required!

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Room: Markham A

Thanks to tools like Storium and Twine, the ability to make interactive stories is now available to everyone. Find out how to get started without having to write a single line of code.


So if you’re in the area of either event, come check them out!